Saskatchewan Variety Performance Group
- Term: Annual (third year of funding)
- Funding amount: $28,500/year
- Project description: The Saskatchewan Variety Performance Group (SVPG) is an informal group made up of stakeholders who are interested in variety performance testing in Saskatchewan. SVPG has coordinated the post-registration regional performance testing of spring wheat, durum, barley, oats and flax varieties since 2006. The data collected from these trials is entered into annual publications Varieties of Grain Crops and SaskSeed Guide. These publications are valuable resources for producers and seed growers who are looking for unbiased comparisons of variety data.
Identifying resistance to tan spot disease in winter and durum wheat
The proposed project aims to identify new sources of resistance to tan spot in durum and winter wheat.view all